Leipzig

The Saxon Wind Philharmonic in times of Corona

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Find out about the Saxon Wind Philharmonic's outreach and creativity during these trying times for artists. Orchestra manager Barbara details their plans for reopening and playing for the elderly who are most affected by the situation.

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“not alone” – art apart against loneliness

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LeipGlo contributor and artist Maeshelle West-Davies' new project "not alone" is a performative video that addresses the current restrictions on and changes to our interpersonal lives. Maeshelle sat down with us to discuss the project's unique qualities and challenges.

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Microaggressions and love as a foreigner in Leipzig

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"It was here that I met... some of my dearest friends. (...) At the same time, Leipzig is the first city I've lived where I've come to recognize microaggressions for what they are, as they surface in random, mundane moments of my daily life."

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Urban Investigations: Stadtraum Bayerischer Bahnhof

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In this, our second instalment of Urban Investigations, Maéva Baudoin gives us a rundown of the Stadtraum Bayerischer Bahnhof project.

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Covid-19 crisis deals final blow to Globetrotter hostel

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Covid-19 left Leipzig's second oldest hostel, the Central Globetrotter, no choice but to shut down. Managing partner Alexander Grothe tells us about the events that led up to it, after having watched Leipzig transform from pitstop to boom town.

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How has social distancing affected you?

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Social distancing has become a major factor in our daily urban lives here in Leipzig. The Institute for Urban Development and Construction Science (ISB) has started a survey to get a deeper understanding of how Leipzigers are affected by the current situation. Find out here what the survey is trying to investigate and how you

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